9 months Towns lifts Timberwolves to win; Celtics rout Hornets Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: Karl-Anthony Towns sank a fade-away jump shot at the buzzer to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-97 overtime victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Towns grabbed an Andrew Wiggins rebound and dribbled once before draining the winning shot from the right side as the Timberwolves won their sixth consecutive game. Towns celebrated by throwing his hands in the air as his teammates ran out onto the floor to mob him. Towns said the last shot was designed to go to Wiggins. “Wiggins wanted the shot and we gave him the shot,” Towns said. ... more